Illuminating Discovery

Wisconsin Science Festival

Throughout Wisconsin (Also offered online)

Curiosity Unleashed!. Held across campus and throughout Wisconsin, the weeklong festival is packed with activities for people of all ages. Events include hands-on science exhibitions, demonstrations, performances, tours, pub nights, workshops and more. CONTACT: 316-4390 URL: ONLINE:

"Building Social Capital through 4-H and other Youth Programs" Wisconsin Science Festival Badger Talk

112 Butler Street, Random Lake, WI 53075

Presenter: Neil Klemme. This is a free, in-person event hosted on October 16, 2023 at 6:00 PM by the Lakeview Community Library as a part of the Wisconsin Science Festival. No registration is necessary to attend. This presentation makes the case for youth development programs such as 4-H that help young people build social capital

Arts Together with the Wisconsin Science Festival

The Marquee, Union South

Please join us for an Arts Together reception following the Wisconsin Science Festival’s Big Ideas for Busy People. We will offer refreshments and a space for continued discussion on the dynamic interplay between arts and artificial intelligence. Connect with colleagues in different departments and celebrate interdisciplinary collaboration. Presented with the Wisconsin Science Festival and funded

2023 WID Symposium Public Expo

Town Center, Discovery Building

Resilience, Robustness, & Adaptability in Complex Systems. This expo serves as an opportunity for our researchers at every stage in their career to showcase their ongoing work as it relates to WID’s theme, focusing on resilience, robustness, and adaptability within complex systems. With participation from our entire 200-member WID team, this event offers an excellent

SoundWaves: Celebrations of Time, part 2

Discovery Building 330 North Orchard Street, Madison, WI, United States

All that Jazz, and more!SoundWaves is looking at (and listening to) Time all year. In this second installment, learn what time does to a Supreme Court precedent and to the environment, how time affects chemical reactions and how it behaves weirdly in our universe, and how time feels in jazz.Lu Lu, physicsAsifa Quraishi-Landes, lawElizabeth Maroon,


Crossroads of Ideas: Palettes, Pigments, & Perception–Watercolor Connections

Discovery Building 330 North Orchard Street, Madison, WI, United States

Explore the mixability of watercolor chemistry and visual perception with our experts in the field. Speakers: Kaitlin Walsh – Independent artist specializing in abstract anatomical watercolor and oil paintings. Kristin Labby – Beloit College professor incorporating technical studies of art and artifacts into her instrumental analysis chemistry courses. Karen Schloss – University of Wisconsin–Madison associate


There Are No Bugs in Winter

Marquee Cinema, Union South

2023 Hispanic International Film Festival Winner!. There are no bugs in winter is a zero-budget scifi film created by two UW-Madison faculty during the pandemic (Claudia Solis-Lemus and Daniel Pimentel-Alarcon). 101 minutes | United States | 2023 | Spanish with English subtitles - A former pianist sees a mysterious photo that leads him into a


Discovery Building 330 North Orchard Street, Madison, WI, United States

A Celebration of Time, pt 3In this third presentation of Celebrations of Time, SoundWaves is looking at how we know when events occurred in the past, through the lens of geology (objects on Earth), astronomy (distant objects), anthropology (human prehistory), pathology (the human body), and, as always, music.Presenters:Brad Singer - Department of GeoscienceProfessor Brad Singer

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